LEE16: Escaleira Land

Idanha-a-Nova, Castelo Branco



3ha land with iconic granite boulders in the edge of the village of Monsanto

Property Advertised by: Licensed Estate Agent

Property Description

This property’s granite boulders form an iconic and recognizable part of the Monsanto Landscape. Likewise Monsanto is ever present in the background no matter where you stand on this property. This property is eye-catching from the National 239 road and one of the major crossroads of Monsanto. Its visibility gives it great potential as a location for a business.

It has the feeling of a location for a drive in movie theater, a greenhouse/nursery or even a go kart raceway or mini-golf course, but could also easily be imagined as a planted forest a decade or two from now. While one can imagine a customer facing business on this property its agricultural potential is also worthy of mention. There is a spring fed open well on the property.

The name of the land signifies, steps or staircase below the imposing Monsanto. One could think of this property as a clean slate with some interesting natural stone formations. From another point of view, one might see these emblematic granite stones as their own private climbing wall. This property shows promise for more water exploration.

Monsanto village is within 5 minutes by car, a magical medival village nestled on top of a mountain made of giant granite boulders. One of mother nature’s works of art married with centuries of careful and meticulous work by it’s inhabitants, Monsanto is well known as Portugal’s “most portuguese village”. As well as it’s beauty, Monsanto also provides facilities such as a bank, health care centre, kindergarten and primary schools, restaurants, bars, a monthly street market, small grocery stores, construction supply, and local tradesmen. In the neighboring village 10 minutes away, Penha Garcia, there is an incredible UNESCO world heritage site famous for its fossils, rock-climbing, natural swimming pool, waterfall and lake. If you keep going in that direction, you’ll pass the curing spa waters of Monfortinho, before crossing the border into Spain. 20 minutes in the opposite direction takes you to Idanha-a-Nova, with amenities such as supermarkets, movie theater, indoor pool, library and museum.

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